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Title: Accurate color synthesis of three-dimensional objects in an image
Authors: Xin, John Haozhong
Shen, Hui-liang
Subjects: Color
Computer vision
Image analysis
Object recognition
Issue Date: 1-May-2004
Publisher: Optical Society of America
Source: Journal of the optical society of America A: optics, image science, and vision, 1 May 2004, v. 21, no. 5, p. 713-723.
Abstract: Our study deals with color synthesis of a three-dimensional object in an image; i.e., given a single image, a target color can be accurately mapped onto the object such that the color appearance of the synthesized object closely resembles that of the actual one. As it is almost impossible to acquire the complete geometric description of the surfaces of an object in an image, this study attempted to recover the implicit description of geometry for the color synthesis. The description was obtained from either a series of spectral reflectances or the RGB signals at different surface positions on the basis of the dichromatic reflection model. The experimental results showed that this implicit image-based representation is related to the object geometry and is sufficient for accurate color synthesis of three-dimensional objects in an image. The method established is applicable to the color synthesis of both rigid and deformable objects and should contribute to color fidelity in virtual design, manufacturing, and retailing.
Rights: © 2004 Optical Society of America. This paper was published in Journal of the Optical Society of America A and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
DOI: 10.1364/JOSAA.21.000713
ISSN: 1084-7529
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